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Date Headline Contributor

24th Nov 20

Following The Science

Board of Directors

16th Oct 20

2021 Band Fees

Board of Directors - HQ

14th Oct 20

Precis of 3rd October 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

9th Oct 20

COVID-19 Change in Guidance

Board of Directors - HQ

4th Oct 20

COVID-19 RSPBA Pipe Bands based in Scotland

Board of Directors - HQ

28th Sep 20

2021 Regradings

Kevin Reily

20th Sep 20

Precis of 5th September 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

7th Sep 20

World Solo Drumming & International Juvenile Tenor Drumming Championships

Board of Directors - HQ

5th Sep 20

Retirement of the CEO

John Hughes - HQ

26th Aug 20

Coronavirus Guidance News - Update on re-opening performing arts for musicians

Paul Brown - HQ

17th Aug 20

Refresh of the RSPBA Website

Kathleen Robertson - HQ

11th Aug 20

The RSPBA Composition Competition Result

Paul Brown - HQ

4th Aug 20

Coronavirus Guidance Position

John Hughes - HQ

31st Jul 20

Precis of 25th July 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

29th Jul 20

Grade 1 Pipe Majors and Leading Drummers

Kevin Reilly - HQ

6th Jul 20

RSPBA Music Board - Updates

Kevin Reilly - HQ

4th Jul 20

2021 Playing Requirements

Paul Brown - Vice Chairman

4th Jul 20

Precis Report of the 89th Annual General Meeting of the RSPBA

Paul Brown - HQ

4th Jul 20

Precis of 27th June 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

22nd Jun 20

AGM Voting Reminder - Last Few Days

John Hughes - HQ

19th Jun 20

Learning Pages - CPBM Information Now Available

Paul Brown - Drumming Principal, Pipe Band College

15th Jun 20

AGM Voting Reminder - 10 Days Remaining

John Hughes - HQ

11th Jun 20

2021 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Jun 20

Precis of 30th May 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

5th Jun 20

RSPBA Annual General Meeting

John Hughes - HQ

3rd Jun 20

New Prescribed Tunes Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

16th May 20

Lothian and Borders Branch - Peebles 2020 - CANCELLED

John Hughes - HQ

13th May 20

Learning Pages - SCQF/PDQB Learning expectations for both Theory & Practical

Paul Brown - Drumming Principal, Pipe Band College

13th May 20

4 Weeks Remaining - Pipe Band College - Composition Competition

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Apr 20

Learning Pages Launched

Paul Brown - Drumming Principal, Pipe Band College

29th Apr 20

2020 RSPBA Summer School - CANCELLED

John Nevans - RSPBA Summer School Principle

29th Apr 20

Precis of 25th April 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

27th Apr 20

Online Support Tutorials for the Elementary Level Learning

Paul Brown - Drumming Principal, Pipe Band College

13th Apr 20

Glasgow & West of Scotland Cowal 2020 - CANCELLED

Sharon Smith - GWOS Branch

13th Apr 20

Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch - Thornton 2020 - CANCELLED

Gary Mair - Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch

13th Apr 20

Pipe Band College - Composition Competition

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Apr 20

2020 World Pipe Band Championships - CANCELLED

Ian Embelton - HQ

2nd Apr 20

Scottish Pipe Band Championships 2020 - CANCELLED

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Mar 20

Lothian and Borders Branch - Bridge of Allan 2020 - CANCELLED

John Hughes - HQ

26th Mar 20

North Berwick, Annan and Rothesay - CANCELLATIONS

John Hughes - HQ

24th Mar 20

RSPBA COVID-19 Update

John Hughes - HQ

22nd Mar 20

North of Scotland Branch - 2020 Banchory POSTPONED Aberdeen CANCELLED

Bill Barclay - North of Scotland Branch

21st Mar 20

Northern Ireland Branch - Contest CANCELLATIONS

Ian Burrows - Northern Ireland Branch

20th Mar 20

Precis of 14th March 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

Paul Brown - HQ

20th Mar 20

London and South of England Branch - Indoors, PM Jim McGinn, Colchester and Corby 2020 - CANCELLED

Irene Samson - London and South of England Branch

20th Mar 20

UK Championships - CANCELLED for 2020

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Mar 20

Ayr, Dumfries and Galloway Branch - Ardrossan and Girvan 2020 - CANCELLED

Margaret McCrindle - Ayr, Dumfries and Galloway Branch

18th Mar 20

Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch - Strathmore and Lochore 2020 - CANCELLED

Gary Mair - Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch

18th Mar 20

Lothian and Borders Dunbar, Innerleithen, and Edinburgh Contests 2020 - CANCELLED

John Hughes - L&B Branch

18th Mar 20

Glasgow & West of Scotland Gourock and Helensburgh 2020 - CANCELLED

Sharon Smith - GWOS Branch

17th Mar 20

Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch - Indoors, Dundee and Markinch 2020 - CANCELLED

Gary Mair - Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch

16th Mar 20

European Championships - CANCELLED for 2020

Ian Embelton - HQ

16th Mar 20

Ayr, Dumfries and Galloway Branch - Sanquhar Indoors 2020 - POSTPONED

Margaret McCrindle - Ayr, Dumfries and Galloway Branch

16th Mar 20

British Championships - CANCELLED for 2020

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Mar 20

Glasgow & West of Scotland Indoors 2020 - CANCELLED

Sharon Smith - GWOS Branch

15th Mar 20

RSPBA COVID-19 Statement

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Mar 20

Lothian and Borders Indoors 2020 - POSTPONED

John Hughes - L&B Branch

13th Mar 20

RSPBA AGM Scheduled for 14th March 2020 - POSTPONED

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Feb 20

Championship Online Entries 2020 Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Feb 20

Major Championship Trophy Return Dates

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Feb 20

Summer School 2020 - Back Home

Pat Wheelan - Education Officer

7th Feb 20

OSCR - Statement from the Board of Directors

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Jan 20

Statement from the Board of Directors

Board of Directors

2nd Jan 20

A Bright New Future for State of the Art Headquarters Building

John Hughes - HQ

30th Dec 19

2020 Calendar now available

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Dec 19

2020 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Dec 19

D/M Tom Brown awarded MBE

John Hughes - HQ

20th Oct 19

Steven McWhirter secures his tenth World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Oct 19

World Solo Drumming Championships 2019 - Adult Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

 

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